Jacobson Family Scholarship in Planning
Established by Tom and Andi Jacobson to support a MURP student with an interest in comprehensive, land use, or environmental planning and aspirations to consider a role within local government. Tom, a local government planner for over 40 years including a major planning role in Chesterfield County as planning director and revitalization director, has also served at VCU as an adjunct faculty member in URSP, a researcher within the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis and lead instructor of planning commissioners across Virginia.
• MURP student
• Demonstrated interest in comprehensive, land use, or environmental planning highlighted in the required 500 page essay
• Preference for students with a current role or pursuing a career within local government
• Merit-based award (preference)
• Need-based award (preference)